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What are the major attractions in Salvador?
If your trip to Salvador is all sorted out but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a helping hand.Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra deserves more than just a quick drive-by tour. Get out of your car and spend some quality time checking out this famous attraction during your visit to Salvador.You’ll have to rise early if you’re planning to check out all the great sights this place has to offer. São Francisco Church and Convent of Salvador and Fonte Nova Stadium are must-sees. Museum of Modern Art of Bahia and Porto da Barra Beach shouldn’t be missed either.Stop by Mercado Modelo. It’s one attraction you’ll find on most travelers’ to-do lists. If you still have some space on your itinerary, Dique do Tororo and All Saints Bay will keep you amused too.
What are the best road trip destinations near Salvador?
The greatest part about having your own set of wheels is that you can go where you want, when you want. Make the most of your freedom by experiencing all there is to do in Cachoeira. It’s just 35 miles away. Among the first stops you make here ought to be Aclamacao Square, Centro Cultural Dannemann and Museum of Hansen Bahia. Don’t miss Morro de Sao Paulo either! Just 40 miles away, Second Beach, Saudade Island and First Beach are must-sees here.
Where are the best beaches near Salvador?
No matter whether it’s sunny or rainy, you’ll be able to catch a glimpse of some of the lovely beaches near Salvador from behind the wheel of your own rental car. As you drive along, keep an eye out for seagulls circling over these dazzling stretches of coastline:

  • Porto da Barra Beach (2 miles away).
  • Ondina Beach (3 miles away).
  • Farol da Barra Beach (3 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Salvador?
Fill up the tank and hit the road in Salvador. There’s excitement around every corner here, from icons like Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra to the more remote sandy shores. The car you pick will add to the experience. If you’re heading away with your buddies, take a look at an intermediate or a standard rental. They offer more legroom and space. Plan to avoid city driving but would like to explore some nearby natural areas? Grab the keys to an RV. This option is ideal for those searching for outdoor adventure — and you won’t have to spend money on hotels either!
Should I get a luxury rental car in Salvador?
There’s more than enough choice when it comes to rental cars in Salvador. From people-movers with plenty of room to spare to zippy little compacts that make parking a breeze, you’ll find it all here. Choosing your ride of course depends on your budget and what activities you plan on doing. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others require no more than four wheels and a gas pedal. Which car will you be sliding behind the wheel of this time?
Is it difficult to park in Salvador?
You shouldn’t have too many issues finding a car space in the middle of Salvador. However, like in any city, there are parking regulations you need to keep in mind. Before you leave your vehicle, read the signage carefully. Staying longer than the time limit may result in a nasty fine.
Does Salvador have peak-hour traffic?
Salvador has a population of roughly 2,711,800, so prepare for some traffic congestion. The roads are at their busiest in the morning and afternoon peak hours, especially in the city center.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Bahia State?
Normally your rental car company will charge the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes. Alternatively, they may share your information with local authorities, who’ll then issue a fine straight to you.

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